Marcus “djWheat” Graham has been around eSports since 1999. That’s long enough to remember the Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL). Currently director of community and education for Twitch,... by John Gaudiosi5 days ago
Red Bull Battle Grounds: Detroit is the fourth event in the 2014 Red Bull Series, a StarCraft 2 tournament. This tournament is being held in Detroit, Michigan with a $25,000 prize pool. This... by Amanda Wallace7 days ago
With the amount of prize money circulating in eSports today, it’s not just the first place teams that walk away rich. At the 2014 Call of Duty Championship, Team Envyus earned $200,000 for losing... by John Gaudiosi2 weeks ago
Long before the $1 Million Call of Duty Championship was a reality, Selda "Victrix" Radoncic was devoting a lot of time playing Halo 2 on Xbox Live. Since 2005, Radoncic has immersed herself in... by John Gaudiosi3 weeks ago
Sometimes I wish I played videogames for a living.
Beginning July 26, Heroes of Newerth launches its biggest eSports event of the year, HoN Tour Season 3. The campaign, spanning a whopping seven... by Magnus_81981 month ago
Young South Korean men are expected by law to serve in their military, but an addiction predominantly affecting this group of Koreans could now have them far from combat action and even farther... by Chris_Lemus1 month ago
As a member of Team Liquid, Jimmy “DeMoN” Ho is making history Valve’s The International 2014 at KeyArena in Seattle. The Dota 2 pro gamer will be competing on ESPN3 along with other top teams in... by John Gaudiosi1 month ago
The International 2014, Dota 2’s biggest tournament, will enter the mainstream with a cable television deal involving “the worldwide leader in sports.”Valve announced on Thursday coverage of the... by Chris_Lemus1 month ago
There have been a lot of really great games in the 2014 DotA 2 International, but with the sheer volume of games you might not have managed to catch some of the stand outs. After all, you might... by Amanda Wallace1 month ago
Epic Games has spent the past two years creating its first free-to-play PC game, Fortnite. As the game has evolved from its original conception, the team has crafted an interesting strategy hybrid... by John Gaudiosi1 month ago
The Evolution Championship Series, or EVO, concluded this weekend with plenty of participants and sponsors seeing gamers from around the world win thousands of dollars in cash prizes after months... by Chris_Lemus1 month ago
It should be of no surprise that everyone is talking about the Dota 2 International after breaking the $10 million Compendium. It's the largest amount ever in the history of eSports and no wonder... by Venisia Gonzalez1 month ago
The former pro gamer and current manager of UK Call of Duty team, Lightning Pandas, knows first-hand how tough eSports can be in the United Kingdom. He had to disband Prophecy, one of the most... by John Gaudiosi2 months ago
July 1, 2014 -- The International eSports Federation said a Hearthstone tournament is a boys-only club - NO GIRLS ALLOWED! That tune has changed and so have the rules for the IeSF.
The... by Coatedpolecat2 months ago
Those wondering how eSports and traditional sports like soccer, baseball and football are becoming more alike need only to look at Riot Games’ League of Legends. This year the League of Legends... by John Gaudiosi2 months ago
The Lightning Pandas have the most colorful jerseys in all of eSports. The European Call of Duty team was founded by Shane “Shane” McKerral after he left Epsilon. Coming off Major League Gaming... by John Gaudiosi2 months ago
Team changes seem to go hand in hand with eSports competition. From the early days of MLG to Iron Games Season One, we have seen a lot of changes in what was once a set standard for competition.... by Iron Gaming2 months ago
League of Legends is one of the most competitive games available in eSports and is also one of the most popular. The game, along with Dota 2, continues to dominate the eSports genre with the... by Miranda Kirk (ChizeloffdaBlock)2 months ago
Robert Morris University, based in Chicago, has recently announced that they will be supporting the first varsity eSport team, starting with a League of Legends squad.
The announcement involves... by Vesthis_lol2 months ago
LOS ANGELES – Activision is a major supporter of eSports. From CEO Eric Hirshberg on down, the company has committed to making eSports a central part of the Call of Duty franchise. Over the past... by John Gaudiosi2 months ago